Business Development Executive Retail - Newcastle

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Competitive salary (up to £26k DOE) plus excellent benefits including pension, company car and fuel card, free onsite parking and depot shopping membership card.

60 branches, a customer base of 100,000 retailers and a product range of over 25,000 items - Bestway is the largest independent food wholesaler in the UK. We’ve achieved our success by offering the best prices, service and choice to help retailers build their businesses. And we’re looking for the best Business Development Executives to continue building ours.

And build it you will, as you draw on your business development experience to recruit, develop and mentor retailers in your area, making sure they order on time and comply with our terms and conditions. Increasing sales and margin to achieve and exceed company budgets, you’ll introduce retailers to new products and services, monitor sales targets and account trends. But that’s not all - your responsibilities will also include reporting on competitors, ensuring compliance checking and managing capital investment so the company receives the desired returns.

We’re looking for motivated, dynamic people with a background in independent retail and plenty of experience when it comes to delivering area budgets and growing market share. You’ll have a good knowledge of category management, store development and budget planning. With an aptitude for problem solving and a clean driving licence, you’ll also be a confident people person who can build successful business relationships.

At Bestway, we’re passionate about meeting our customers’ needs and working as a team to grow our business. So if you’re looking for an opportunity to make an impact in an ambitious company that’s built its way up from humble beginnings, you could be the sort of Business Development Executive we’re looking for.

We offer a competitive salary (dependent on experience) plus bonus, attractive holiday entitlement, private healthcare, company car and fuel card, tablet, mobile phone and a contributory pension.